Parallel Verses

Amplified

The cords and sorrows of death were around me, and the terrors of Sheol (the place of the dead) had laid hold of me; I suffered anguish and grief (trouble and sorrow).

New American Standard Bible

The cords of death encompassed me And the terrors of Sheol came upon me; I found distress and sorrow.

King James Version

The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.

Holman Bible

The ropes of death were wrapped around me,
and the torments of Sheol overcame me;
I encountered trouble and sorrow.

International Standard Version

The ropes of death were wound around me and the anguish of Sheol came upon me; I encountered distress and sorrow.

A Conservative Version

The cords of death encompassed me, and the pains of Sheol got hold upon me. I found trouble and sorrow.

American Standard Version

The cords of death compassed me, And the pains of Sheol gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.

Bible in Basic English

The nets of death were round me, and the pains of the underworld had me in their grip; I was full of trouble and sorrow.

Darby Translation

The bands of death encompassed me, and the anguish of Sheol took hold of me; I found trouble and sorrow:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The sorrows of death compassed me and the pains of Sheol found me; I encountered trouble and sorrow.

Julia Smith Translation

The pains of death surrounded me, and the distresses of hades found me: shall find straits and affliction.

King James 2000

The sorrows of death surrounded me, and the pangs of sheol got hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] ropes of death encircled me, and the distresses of Sheol found me. I found trouble and grief.

Modern King James verseion

The sorrows of death hemmed me in, and the pains of hell took hold on me; I found trouble and sorrow.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The snares of death compassed me round about, the pains of hell got hold upon me.

NET Bible

The ropes of death tightened around me, the snares of Sheol confronted me. I was confronted with trouble and sorrow.

New Heart English Bible

The cords of death surrounded me, the pains of Sheol got a hold of me. I found trouble and sorrow.

The Emphasized Bible

The meshes of death encompassed me, and the distresses of hades, came upon me, Peril and sorrow, I found;

Webster

The sorrows of death encompassed me, and the pains of hell came upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.

World English Bible

The cords of death surrounded me, the pains of Sheol got a hold of me. I found trouble and sorrow.

Youngs Literal Translation

Compassed me have cords of death, And straits of Sheol have found me, Distress and sorrow I find.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of death
מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

אפף 
'aphaph 
Usage: 5

me, and the pains
מצר 
metsar 
Usage: 3

of hell
שׁאל שׁאול 
Sh@'owl 
Usage: 65

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

upon me I found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

References

Easton

Net

Hastings

Context Readings

Thanksgiving For God's Deliverance

2 Because He has inclined His ear to me, therefore will I call upon Him as long as I live. 3 The cords and sorrows of death were around me, and the terrors of Sheol (the place of the dead) had laid hold of me; I suffered anguish and grief (trouble and sorrow). 4 Then called I upon the name of the Lord: O Lord, I beseech You, save my life and deliver me!


Cross References

Psalm 18:4-6

The cords or bands of death surrounded me, and the streams of ungodliness and the torrents of ruin terrified me.

Psalm 32:3-4

When I kept silence [before I confessed], my bones wasted away through my groaning all the day long.

Psalm 38:6

I am bent and bowed down greatly; I go about mourning all the day long.

Psalm 88:6-7

You have laid me in the depths of the lowest pit, in darkness, in the deeps.

Isaiah 53:3-4

He was despised and rejected and forsaken by men, a Man of sorrows and pains, and acquainted with grief and sickness; and like One from Whom men hide their faces He was despised, and we did not appreciate His worth or have any esteem for Him.

Jonah 2:2-3

And said, I cried out of my distress to the Lord, and He heard me; out of the belly of Sheol cried I, and You heard my voice.

Mark 14:33-36

And He took with Him Peter and James and John, and began to be struck with terror and amazement and deeply troubled and depressed.

Luke 22:44

And being in an agony [of mind], He prayed [all the] more earnestly and intently, and His sweat became like great clots of blood dropping down upon the ground.

Hebrews 5:7

In the days of His flesh [Jesus] offered up definite, special petitions [for that which He not only wanted but needed] and supplications with strong crying and tears to Him Who was [always] able to save Him [out] from death, and He was heard because of His reverence toward God [His godly fear, His piety, in that He shrank from the horrors of separation from the bright presence of the Father].

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